Hitachi moves Canadian headquarters to Saskatoon
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Hitachi Ltd. is centralizing its Canadian headquarters in Saskatoon where the company has a manufacturing facility.
The Japanese company says it will integrate its operations in Calgary and Mississauga with Saskatoon to establish Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd.
Hitachi says the move aims to strengthen its power systems business in Canada, speed up decision-making and improve management efficiency.
The new president will based in Saskatoon, but there are no immediate plans to transfer jobs from other locations.
Hitachi has been providing power generation equipment to SaskPower since 1970.
Hitachi and SaskPower are also working together on carbon capture and storage projects and have teamed up to research nuclear medicine, science, safety and small reactor design.